In the News

February 2017

Maria Munguia Cortes ’20 will use a Wartburg College Service Trip to give back to her community in Immokalee, Fla., as reported by the Naples Daily News

The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier previewed the college's spring sports

Mary Robinson ’72 talked about her work in the church and with immigrants with the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier

The wrestling team secured its 25th consecutive conference title with a 32-0 win over Loras, as reported by the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier

The women's basketball team clinched a share of the Iowa Conference regular-season championship with a 77-54 win over Luther, as reported by the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier

Lee Nelson, Patricia R. Zahn Endowed Chair in Choral Conducting, will conduct a concert at Carnegie Hall on Feb. 19, as reported by the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier.

Britta Monson Fisher ’00 was named to the Denver Business Journal's 40 Under 40

The wrestling team beat No. 2 Augsburg, 20-13, in the annual Battle of the Burgs, as reported by the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier

Lt. Col. Melanie Randal Burja '95 received the 2017 Pleasant Valley Community School District Wall of Honor Award recognizing distinguished alumni, according to the Bettendorf News.

Missy Buttry Rock '05, the first woman in any NCAA division to win three individual cross country titles, was included in a list of 18 exciting moments in women's college sports on NCAA.com.

January 2017

The wrestling team earned its 53rd straight dual win with a 33-6 victory over Coe, as reported by the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier and KGAN.

Bryan Levsen ’17 talks about finishing his biology degree and wrestling season, with the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier

Brittni Lair ’12 has fulfilled her dream of owning a gym, as reported by the Albert Lea Tribune

The wrestling team swept its three opponents during the Iowa Conference Duals in Dubuque, as reported by the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier

The wrestling team took down Nebraska Wesleyan, 48-0, as reported by the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier

Jen Loeb '98 described her Mount Everest ascent during a public event at the Jesup Public Library, as reported by the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier.

The men's basketball team is looking to end its NCAA tournament drought in 2017, as reported by the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier

Angie Widner ’99 was named CEO of the Family YMCA of Black Hawk County, according to the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier. 

Head men's and women's tennis coach Chris Gustas ’11 spoke with the Marion Times aboiut what it took to land his new position at Wartburg. 

The wrestling team took down Luther College 47-3, as reported by the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier, KWWL, and KNIA

Sarah Mallen ’16 coached her South Tama Trojans to a four-game winning streak, according to the Tama News-Herald

The wrestling team earned its seventh consecutive NWCA National Duals championship, as reported by the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier

Wrestler Cross Cannone's ’19 win at the NWCA National Duals was featured in the Trumbull Times

Member's of the women's basketball team talked about their chemistry on and off the court with the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier.

Head wrestling coach Eric Keller talked about his team's "remarkable run" at the National Duals with TrackWrestling.com

The wrestling team advanced to the NWCA National Duals Division III semifinals, as reported by the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier

Rich Crawford ’72 talked with the Sioux City Journal about overcoming personal obstacles (he's been blind since he was 10) and finding success in business (he's senior vice president of The Crawford, Holzrichter & Morrison Group Private Wealth Management) as he prepared for retirement.